Category Archives: The video experts blog

Adaptive Bitrate Streaming: What it Is and How the ABR Algorithm Works [2024 Update]

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For most broadcasters, the user experience they provide is crucial because most viewers won’t deal with a poor stream for long. In fact, over half of the viewers will abandon a poor-quality stream in 90 seconds or less. That means one bad stream could be devastating for business. The problem is that most users rely […]

NDI Protocol – Everything Broadcasters Need to Know in 2024

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NDI (Network Device Interface) is revolutionizing the video streaming industry. With the NDI protocol, broadcasters can seamlessly stream high-quality, low latency transmissions over IP networks. It has advanced compression techniques, it’s easy to integrate, and it has great scalability. What’s more, it enhances flexibility, streamlines workflows, and reduces setup costs. In a nutshell, NDI is […]

Comprehensive Guide to M3U8 Files: Understanding, Creating, and Using

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M3U8 files, a variant of the M3U format, are widely used for multimedia playlists. These files, encoded in UTF-8, have become a cornerstone in streaming technologies, particularly in delivering video content over the internet. As a robust and flexible format, M3U8 files support both local and online streaming, making them indispensable in modern media applications. What […]

How to Create a Video Monetization Strategy in 5 Steps [2024 Update]

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A solid video monetization strategy presents a tremendous opportunity for today’s broadcasters. Organizations of all sizes are using live streaming, video on demand, and OTT technologies to distribute content quickly and effectively while generating revenue at the same time. With traditional cable and satellite networks rolling out their own video subscription plans, it can feel […]

What is RTMP Ingest and Why is it Important for Live Streaming?

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Live streaming video media has become a vital tool for organizations the world over. By using a professional streaming service, anyone can stream video with little technical know-how. This is made possible through the plethora of technical mechanisms running in the background, including the real-time messaging protocol (RTMP). Crucially, RTMP ingest enables affordable live streaming […]